Renuka Sagara Dam

Renuka Sagara or Malaprabha reservoir or Navilutheertha reservoir, is a dam and impounding reservoir constructed across the Malaprabha River in the Krishna River basin. It is situated at Navilatirtha village in Savadatti Taluk Taluk of Belgaum district in North Karnataka, India. The dam with the height of 43.13 metres and 4 Vertical Crest Gates, impounds a large reservoir with a gross surface area of 54.97 Square kilometres, and storage capacity of 37.73 Tmcft. It is an earthen and masonry dam which caters to the Irrigation needs for over 5,40,000 acres, and Hydel power generation.